My stomach has endured the full scope of awful foods this planet has to offer Trying adventurous food is a big part of travelling, but India, where I'm travelling through now, has more problems with [food] hygiene than anywhere else in the world. It's a cultural problem, as eating meat is a rarity in rural areas, so they treat it like a vegetable, keeping it in a cupboard. So when the occasional Westerner passes through, by the time it's pulled out, it's been in there for a few months. When travelling across poorer parts of India now, I try to survive off rice and dahl.
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Wednesday 14 November 2012
From co-workers to potential romances, civvies have no respect for the TA these days
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Suspended Tory MP Nadine Dorries got her teeth into life in the jungle by chomping on a camel's toe and an ostrich's anus in her latest stomach-churning challenge on I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here.
Friday 02 November 2012
Luxury at the end of the world
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Little is known about the vulgar treatment of lambs - all just to keep us snug and trendy.
Friday 19 October 2012
Thursday 18 October 2012
It's not often that private islands come up for sale in Fiji so if you have about £6 million going spare, you could buy the pleasantly titled Nananu-i-Cake and Mabua Islands.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
In the fourth year of the show in which sheep compete for the top spot, Khar Bii, which translates as This Sheep, features a cross-country search for Senegal's most perfect sheep.
Sunday 14 October 2012
It is making appearances in shops, fashion pages, and on the catwalk. No wonder prices are soaring!
Saturday 13 October 2012
Wednesday 03 October 2012
A tourist attraction boss says he is considering legal action against the Met Office after “a series of overly pessimistic” forecasts which he says is threatening to bring the tourist industry to its knees.
Saturday 29 September 2012
What to do
Friday 28 September 2012
Berkley River Lodge, Western Australia
Thursday 30 August 2012
If you are reaching for your handkerchief it might be too late to stop the spread of flu, research suggests.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Seeing various musicians carefully arrange flute and tambourine, tune mandolin and ensure the core band members' mics can be heard, you would be forgiven for thinking this Scouse trio are preparing to take us up country for some acid folk.
Friday 17 August 2012
The return of the wolf
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales